Queen & Slim (2020)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Crime Thriller, Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Nov 27, 2019 (USA)  |   Run Time - 132 min.  |   Countries - Canada , United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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A young man named Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) asks a woman named Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) out on a date. Their romantic evening hits a snag when a local police officer (Sturgill Simpson) pulls them over, citing a traffic infraction as the cause. However, things soon go awry as tensions escalate, resulting in the death of the officer at Slim's hand. The young couple hit the road, on the run from the law after the media vilifies them for the episode. Their story sparks divisive responses across the country. Directed by Melina Matsoukas, co-starring Bokeem Woodbine, Chloƫ Sevigny, and Flea.

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African-American, cop-killer, lover, on-the-run, police-brutality, racism